iOS 15.2.1 & iPadOS 15.2.1 Update for iPhone & iPad Released

Jan 12, 2022 - 1 Comment

iOS 15.2.1 update

Apple has released iOS 15.2.1 for iPhone along with iPadOS 15.2.1 for iPad.

The iOS 15.2.1 and iPadOS 15.2.1 updates are relatively minor and includes a bug fix for an issue with photos loading over iMessage, an issue with CarPlay apps, and offers a security fix for an issue with HomeKit. If any other issues are addressed, they are not mentioned in the release notes.

How to Download & Install iOS 15.2.1 / iPadOS 15.2.1 on iPhone & iPad

Before beginning the software update, don’t forget to backup iPhone or iPad to iCloud or a computer.

  1. Open the “Settings” app on iPhone or iPad
  2. Go to “General”
  3. Select “Software Update”
  4. Choose “Download and Install” for iOS 15.2.1 or iPadOS 15.2.1
  5. iPadOS 15.2.1 and iOS 15.2.1 updates

The updates range in size from 700mb to nearly 1GB. As usual, the iPhone or iPad will need to restart to complete installation, so if you’re not ready to reboot your device now you may want to do the update later.

iOS 15.2.1 IPSW Download Links

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iPadOS 15.2.1 IPSW Download Links

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iOS 15.2.1 Release Notes

iOS 15.2.1 contains bug fixes for your iPhone including:

-Messages may not load photos sent using an iCloud Link

-Third-party CarPlay apps may not respond to input

For information on the security content of Apple software updates, please visit this website:

If you notice anything else different or noteworthy about iOS 15.2.1, let us know in the comments.


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Posted by: Paul Horowitz in iPad, iPhone, News

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  1. Michael Gryder says:

    My iOS 15.2.1 firmware loaded 9.01.00 how do I update to 1.32.09

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